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marrow squash

any of several squashes having a smooth surface, an oblong shape, and a hard rind.
Origin of marrow squash
An Americanism dating back to 1860-65 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Cut a marrow squash in slices, remove the seeds and stringy portions, pare and lay in a steamer.

    Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners Elizabeth O. Hiller
British Dictionary definitions for marrow squash

marrow squash

(US & Canadian) any of several oblong squashes that have a hard smooth rind, esp the vegetable marrow
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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